Police are appealing for public assistance following an armed robbery on the Central Coast overnight.
About 2.20am (Thursday 24 September 2020), police were called to a service station on The Entrance Road, The Entrance, following reports of an armed robbery.
Police have been told a man – armed with a knife – entered the store, before threatening an employee, a 27-year-old man.
The armed man stole cash and fled the scene on foot. He was last seen running south towards Anzac Avenue, Long Jetty.
No one was injured during the incident.
Officers from Tuggerah Lakes Police District established a crime scene and commenced a search of the area.
As inquiries continue, police would like to speak to a man who may be able to assist them.
He is described as being of Caucasian appearance, of thin build, aged between 25 and 30, and with short brown receding hair. He was last seen wearing a long sleeved black jumper with a red stripe along the length of the arm and white motive on the back.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.